Monroe County MO Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

Monroe County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,841
Daytime Population: Workers 2,143
Daytime Population: Residents 5,162
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,305
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 8,713
Population in Familes 7,094
Population in Group Qrtrs 128
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $42,079
Average Household Income $52,800
Per Capita Income $21,752


Total Housing Units 4,896 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,705 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 894 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,297 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $96,954
Average Home Value $134,824


Total Households 3,599
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,396
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.1%
Households -0.15% -0.2%
Families -0.29% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.18%


Monroe County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 97 17th
Population Density # 98 16th
Diversity Index # 62 48th
Median Household Income # 50 57th
Per Capita Income # 62 47th

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